Pandurang Shastri Athavale, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Pandurang Shastri Athavale

Indian philosopher, spiritual leader and social reformer

Date of Birth: 19-Oct-1920

Place of Birth: Maharashtra, India

Date of Death: 25-Oct-2003

Profession: revolutionary, philosopher, motivational speaker

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Pandurang Shastri Athavale

  • Pandurang Shastri Athavale (19 October 1920 – 25 October 2003), also known as Dadaji, which literally translates as "elder brother" in Marathi, was an Indian activist philosopher, spiritual leader, social revolutionary and religion reformist, who founded the Swadhyaya Parivar (Swadhyaya Family) in 1954.
  • Swadhyaya is a self-study process based on the Bhagavad Gita which has spread across nearly 100,000 villages in India, with five million adherents.
  • He was also noted for his discourses on the Bhagavad Gita, the Vedas and the Upanishads.
  • He is known for his selfless work and brilliant knowledge in scriptures.

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